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WESTBROOK, Maine (April 30, 2018) – As part of its commitment to give back to the communities where its customers and employees reside, Acadia Insurance, a Berkley Company®, gave more than $110,000 to a host of not-for-profit organizations throughout the Northeast in 2017 equating to more than $300 per employee.


In addition to monetary support, Acadia employees volunteered 650 hours of their time in 2017 helping charitable organizations of their choice. Acadia encourages volunteerism by offering employees paid time for their volunteer efforts at local organizations.


“Acadia’s philanthropic activities align with our company’s guiding principles to strengthen our local communities by focusing in the areas of human needs such as job and skill development, well-being, and other needs important to a healthy community,” said Acadia Insurance President Doug Nelson. “The combination of our contributions and the volunteer efforts by our employees enabled us to support many quality nonprofits in our communities.”


Nelson said that Acadia and its employees supported more than 30 different non-profit organizations in 2017 that included youth centers, camps, arts institutions, community development organizations, job placement organizations and shelters.

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About Acadia Insurance

Acadia Insurance is a regional operating unit offering commercial and specialty property casualty insurance coverages through independent insurance agents with local offices in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Vermont.  Acadia Insurance is a member of W.R. Berkley Corporation, an insurance holding company that is among the largest commercial lines writers in the United States and operates worldwide in two segments of the property casualty insurance business: Insurance and Reinsurance.  Please visit

Products and services are provided by one or more insurance company subsidiaries of W. R. Berkley Corporation. Not all products and services are available in every jurisdiction, and the precise coverage afforded by any insurer is subject to applicable underwriting guidelines and the actual terms and conditions of the policies as issued. Certain coverages may be provided through surplus lines insurance company subsidiaries of W. R. Berkley Corporation through licensed surplus lines brokers. Surplus lines insurers do not generally participate in state guaranty funds and insureds are therefore not protected by such funds.




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